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Sep 21, 2010 6:30pm EDT
million. all the while, city taxes kept going up. >> trash, lighting, everything doubled. >> they used the tax dollars collected from the hard-working citizens of bell as their own piggy bank which they then looted at will. >> reporter: the d.a. said this happened because the citizens of bell weren't paying attention, something citizens vow will never happen again. >> this is the greatest victory in bell! >> the community's involved now. they're attending council meetings, doing the hard work and trying to take their city back. >> reporter: believe it or not, those arrested bell city council members are still running the city. they can hold on to their jobs unless they resign, are recalled by the voters, or are convicted. katie? >> couric: bill whitaker. bill, thanks very much. turning to campaign 2010, it's seven weeks until those midterm elections with control of congress at stake. and in the days and weeks ahead, we'll be keeping tabs on the critical contest that will decide it all. in the house, the republicans need a net gain of 39 to take back control and an analysis by our cbs n
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Sep 20, 2010 5:30pm PDT
gave them to him." katie? >> katie: nancy cordes on capitol hill for us tonight. nancy, thank you. turning overseas now, two months after monsoon floods inundated pakistan, the situation there is only getting worse. nearly two million homes were damaged or destroyed and today unicef said 105,000 children under five years old could die from malnutrition. earlier today i spoke with pakistan's foreign minister shah mahmood qureshi about a number of things, including the crisis in his country. your country is still reeling from devastating floods. the acumen fund, which is a nonprofit organization here in the u.s., recently visited is the area and came back with some very moving, tragic images. can you describe the level of human suffering there. >> it's huge. you've never had a natural disaster of this magnitude before. the area the size of the united kingdom is underwater. 20 million people in pakistan have been affected by these floods. shelterless. billions of dollars worth of standing crops have been lost. livestock. so it's a very serious situation we're dealing with. >> couric:
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